Please note that due to the recent bad weather the Westgate museum will be closed until further notice.
Winchester's Tudor and Stuart era is revealed in this beautifully refurbished listed monument, the last of the main medieval gates into the city.
A debtors' prison for 150 years, visitors can see the with walls covered in prisoners' graffiti. The museum houses a unique collection of weights and measures and a Tudor ceiling from Winchester College.
A great attraction for children where they can try on a suit of armour or make an authentic brass rubbing (small fee charged).
This Grade-1 listed building is not wheelchair accessible due to its age, and there is a considerably steep staircase from the street entrance.
Guide dogs are permitted and there is a hearing loop. For those with visual impairments there is a 'touch and hear' information point.